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Liz J.

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Sonoma, CA
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, German, Spanish
  • BFA in Musical Arts from California Institute of the Arts
  • Teaching since 2014
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Liz J.

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With 15 years of acting and directing experience, Liz brings her vast knowledge of acting and performance to the forefront with a positive and energetic attitude!

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After graduating California Institute of the Arts with a multi-focus on several aspects of music including African dance, Indonesian gamelan, songwriting, recording, classical voice and piano, folk guitar, and more, Liz had the excellent opportunity to teach theater to a local musical theater summe

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Addison-Preston K.
Delightful instructor!!
Monique
Liz love's what she does, very patient & caring . I am so glad to have her as my Teacher . I do recommend Liz :)
Marco P.
My 8 year old son LOVED his first singing lesson with Liz! He was sad when it was over because he was having so much fun!
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Kevin T.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $55
  • Speaks Chinese (Mandarin), English
  • B.A. Songwriting and Performance from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaching since 1990
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Kevin T.

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Keynote speakers seeking help with vocal tone, energy, and performance, voice coaching can help take your presentations to a whole new level.

About Kevin

Kevin T. is a music professor at MUM, Vice president of the San Diego Songwriters guild, and CEO of Songwriting Planet. He is an instructor of guitar, bass, voice, piano, songwriting, composition, orchestration, jazz arranging, music theory, ear training, production and engineering, and music busin

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Anthony
Kevin offers helpful advice and insight. An instructor with a deep understanding of music, he demonstrates a great ability to guide new students. He brought clarity to problems I experienced as a new guitar player. I highly recommend inviting Kevin into your music journey.
Taya Ziegler
We covered a lot today! I think we're going to work well together
Daniel
Kevin was very knowledgeable and patient
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Sara M.

66 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Japanese, English, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Sara M.

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Whether you're interested in commercial, character, or narration work, I can help you get started on your career path. I've been working professionally for over 4 years and have conducted workshops in voice acting locally.

I studied voice acting at Voice One in San Francisco with Elaine Clark and have taken workshops with Ned Lott, Sally Clawson, and Tony Oliver to name a few. My clients include Pepsico, Vogue Italia, Cyberpunk Anime, and many more.

About Sara

Hi! I’m Sara, a working actor with over 5+ years of experience in film, commercial, theatre, and voice-over work. I've received my B.A. in Theatre Arts from Earlham College and have been working professionally in Los Angeles and the Bay Area. I've been teaching private lessons since 2014 and

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I thought she was great And I do really miss recommend her for anyone who wants Who wants to go into voice acting Inner teaching methods are very simple and fun
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Connor C.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Irish Gaelic
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Connor C.

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Film scoring has been my ultimate passion since I was 9 years old. I have an MFA in film scoring from Columbia College Chicago. I am currently scoring a few films and teaching lessons on the side. I love teaching! I have many scenes to share with students for them to score. I would talk with students about the scene they're scoring, share tips and focus on style, technique, and emotional content of the scene. I have lots of technology experience, so I can help students learn how to actually turn the music in their heads into a physical recording. I specialize in Logic, ProTools ,and DigitalPerformer but can work with students in Garageband as well.

About Connor

I'm a film composer by trade, but I love teaching as well. I love sharing my passion for music with others. I have a BM from Appalachian State University in piano performance and music theory/composition. I also have an MFA in music composition for the screen from Columbia College Chicago. I st

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Eugene
Excellent lessons!
Eugene
Great teacher! Connor is very helpful, knowledgeable and fun to work with.
Mary L.
Connor is knowledgeable about music, let’s me work at my own pace and has a kind personality.
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Katherine W.

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Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2016
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Katherine W.

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I am an experienced and versatile actor, with over a decade of professional experience- both stage and screen! I enjoy working with students of all levels, and want to help you become the best actor you can be!

About Katherine

I am a professional actor, singer and dancer who has been working in the business for almost 15 years! I have a BFA in Musical Theater, and am a proud member of Actors Equity Association, the union for professional actors and stage managers. I am also the Co-Artistic Director of a small professio

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Dax L.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 to 30
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches Beginner
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Dax L.

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I provide a very custom approach to the individual. I first learn about them as an actor. Have they any training? Do they need help with projecting? Do they need help with speaking lower? Do they need help interpreting scripts? I will use my mini interview on our first lesson to decide what we need to work on and then provide them with the appropriate monologue or scene to prepare for our next lesson. I will then help them truly find themselves in the character using different acting methods I’ve learned. I will give them constructive feedback on their performance and have them practice it at home before their next lesson. Aside from the structure of my lessons, I’m really bubbly and friendly and I think I will make actors feel they are in a safe space to truly express themselves!

About Dax

Hi! My name is Dax! A little about me: I am an actress and acting coach trained by some of the best acting teachers on the east coast! I have acted in plays as well as multiple feature length films. I have a love for helping people just starting out their acting career because I know what it’s like

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"Super Enjoyed our first online class..even with some technical difficulties due to my antivirus software firewall, or browser or the weak wifi in my place or something...Truly enjoyed it. Jason was very kind and patient, while we tried to fix the technical aspect. Once we got started on the phone because video and voice didn't work; I really learned a lot, and gathered insight into Acting that I couldn't get from a book or other classes that I have taken. I'm truly blessed I get the opportunity to work and learn from Jason. I am super excited and can't wait till our next lesson. I will call technical support at Take Lessons to get technical help to fix the issues, and will buy a portable wifi hotspot if I have to solve the video and sound issue. Jason is patient, kind, very nice, professional, extremely knowledgeable, I can't say enough good things. Thank you very much for all your help and your time. I look forward to the journey ahead... Take care. Aloha. -Bobby"
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Took Acting lessons from Jason M.
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"I've been working with Taylor for several months now and have enjoyed it very much! She has been helping me with Cubase and composition. Musicians need to collaborate and share ideas and I'm grateful I've had the opportunity to do that with her. She is well organized, easy to get along with, and has an impressive background. I would highly recommend her for your next project or if you're new to DAW's."
Lisa
Took Film Scoring lessons from Taylor A.
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"My first spoken voice lesson was great! It was like getting a glimpse on a set of new and totally unknown tools that I could eventually find out how to use them for my expression. Though it was only a short lesson, it felt intense and concentrated and after the first excercises we did, I already felt that my throat had opened up a bit and that everything felt more clear and more connected. In a situation where I had to suddenly speak publicly right after the session, I remembered that I could reach a slightly deeper pitch after the excercises. It helped me relax my voice right in the situation. It's really great working with you, Karmyn! I'm looking forward to the next lesson."
Nora
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Karmyn T.
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"Patient and knowledgeable. Great teacher!"
Karl Malik
Took Acting lessons from Adam R.
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"I love these lessons! I look forward to them every week. Jeremy is a cool down to earth guy and is easy to talk to which really helps if you're new to this kind of thing. He gives good feedback that really makes you see things from the outside in."
Timothy
Took Acting lessons from Jeremy K.
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"It's an amazing feeling when you find someone who is a master at the craft and can teach it too!

Shauna's previous extensive theatre training and instruction is UNDENIABLE. Because of this, she brings much more to the table than the average acting coach.

She made me realize there's SO much more than just breaking down a scene and creating a character. She made me think about where the character is going physically as well as emotionally, and why. I continue to grow and improve with each lesson with her. I'm so lucky to have found Shauna, and strongly recommend her to all actors."
River
Took Acting lessons from Shauna K.
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"I always had a problem with public speaking. I don't articulate words well and don't have any volume. I'm shy and uncomfortable in front of people. Nicholas worked on vocal lessons and how to enunciate and project. We also did breathing exercises and where to place the tongue with words. I improved my diction and with that, got more confidence in speaking in front of people, which is important in my job. Highly Recommend."
Monique
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Nicholas M.
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"Kelsey did a great job of making my 13 year old daughter comfortable during her first lesson. She balanced praise and constructive feedback very effectively. Looking forward to more classes!"
Eva
Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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